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2014 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Automatic Safety Rollbar
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2014 Aston Martin Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2014 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
2014 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE:

Bulletin Number: OTH-01-1043
Correct Diagnosis and Replacement of Restraint Control Modules

Bulletin Number: SB010420
Some markets do not need a front licence plate plinth to be installed to a vehicle. This gives instruction on how to install a front licence plate plinth if a vehicle moves to a region where this becomes a legal requirement.

Bulletin Number: SB-01-1094
Deployable Spoiler wear inspection - annual check required.

Bulletin Number: SB-01-1094
Deployable Spoiler wear inspection - annual check required.

Bulletin Number: SB-07-0315V4
SportShift Clutch Driveability Problems, all V8 Vantage and V8 Vantage S with 6 and 7-Speed SportShift (ASM) Transmission. Bulletin originally issued 06/08/2010, already updated twice. Version 4 issued to cover solutions to current reported

Bulletin Number: SB-07-0401
ASTON MARTIN: DUE TO THE DIFFERENT CONNECTOR, ON SOME VEHICLES, CONNECTING CLUTCH FLUID SUPPLY TUBE TO TRANSMISSION, CAN FAIL, CAUSING LOSS OF CLUTCH FLUID AND INCORRECT OPERATION ON TRANSMISSION. MODEL V8 VANTAGE. NO YEARS LISTED.

Bulletin Number: SB-07-0440
Process if a Customer complains about six-speed manual transmission shift quality when cold.

Bulletin Number: SB-07-0440
Process if a Customer complains about six-speed manual transmission shift quality when cold.

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-0584
Introduction of Remanufactured Long Block V8 Engine.

Bulletin Number: SPL030584V2
Introduction of a Remanufactured Long Block V8 Engine. Amended to show increased labour Times. changes to details of one of special tools.

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-1088
Introduction of a remanufactured long-block V8 engine

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-1261
Recommended Engine Oils for V8 and V12 Naturally Aspirated Engines

Bulletin Number: SPL-15-1157
Aftermarket dash camera questionnaire

Bulletin Number: SPL-15-1157
Aftermarket dash camera questionnaire

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1017
Reminder to do OBD In-use Monitoring with AMDS.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1022
Client Services Department Team Update.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1036
New electrical content and HTML5 upgrade for Cortona 3D content on the dealer communication system (DCS).

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1047
2018 Technical Training Update.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1074
EPDR Submission process update to existing SPL-30-0458

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1148
To inform about the changes we are making to Technical Training along with the introduction of the 3 tier Technician grading system

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1148
To inform about the changes we are making to Technical Training along with the introduction of the 3 tier Technician grading system

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1150
Instructions for the ATEQ TPMS / RKE Tool

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1235
The Introduction of Tech Hub and Spotlight

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1244
Technical Assessments launched on the training academy

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1257
Welcome to Technical Hub

Bulletin Number: WPL-30-0320V2
Parts return requests PRRs


2014 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE S:

Bulletin Number: SB-01-1094
Deployable Spoiler wear inspection - annual check required.

Bulletin Number: SB-01-1094
Deployable Spoiler wear inspection - annual check required.

Bulletin Number: SB-03-0412V2
A new type of throttle pedal needs an additional support bracket. The support bracket is installed in Production on vehicles after the VINs given. Before you install a new-type throttle pedal on a vehicle before the VINs given, you must bon

Bulletin Number: SB-07-0315V4
SportShift Clutch Driveability Problems, all V8 Vantage and V8 Vantage S with 6 and 7-Speed SportShift (ASM) Transmission. Bulletin originally issued 06/08/2010, already updated twice. Version 4 issued to cover solutions to current reported

Bulletin Number: SPL030584V2
Introduction of a Remanufactured Long Block V8 Engine. Amended to show increased labour Times. changes to details of one of special tools.

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-1088
Introduction of a remanufactured long-block V8 engine

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-1261
Recommended Engine Oils for V8 and V12 Naturally Aspirated Engines

Bulletin Number: SPL-15-1157
Aftermarket dash camera questionnaire

Bulletin Number: SPL-15-1157
Aftermarket dash camera questionnaire

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1017
Reminder to do OBD In-use Monitoring with AMDS.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1022
Client Services Department Team Update.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1036
New electrical content and HTML5 upgrade for Cortona 3D content on the dealer communication system (DCS).

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1047
2018 Technical Training Update.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1074
EPDR Submission process update to existing SPL-30-0458

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1148
To inform about the changes we are making to Technical Training along with the introduction of the 3 tier Technician grading system

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1148
To inform about the changes we are making to Technical Training along with the introduction of the 3 tier Technician grading system

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1150
Instructions for the ATEQ TPMS / RKE Tool

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1235
The Introduction of Tech Hub and Spotlight

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1244
Technical Assessments launched on the training academy

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1257
Welcome to Technical Hub

Bulletin Number: WPL-30-0320V2
Parts return requests PRRs

 
Recalls for 2014 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
2014 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V753000
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 07/03/2006 - 11/05/2014
Potential Units Affected: 7256
Defect Description:
Aston Martin Lagonda of North America (Aston Martin) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 DB9, V12 Vantage, V8 Vantage, DBS, and Virage vehicles manufactured July 3, 2006, to November 5, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the electronic control module for the driver and front passenger seat heaters may fail, preventing the seat heaters from being able to be turned off.
Consequence:
If the electronic control module fails, the seat heater could get hot enough that areas of the seat may overheat and smolder, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupant.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional module to the circuit that can interrupt the power to the seat heaters in case the electronic control module for the seat heaters fails, free of charge. The recall began in January 2015. Owners may contact Aston Martin Customer Service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-01-0019.
2014 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V846000
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 09/03/2009 - 11/20/2015
Potential Units Affected: 6076
Defect Description:
Aston Martin Lagonda of North America (Aston Martin) is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 DB9, 2010-2012 DBS, 2010-2016 V8 Vantage, 2012 Virage, 2010-2016 Rapide, 2014-2016 Vanquish, 2011-2016 V12 Vantage, and 2012-2013 V12 Zagato vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with interior door unlocking mechanisms that may not function when the vehicle has been locked from the outside. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."
Consequence:
If the doors cannot be opened by an occupant from inside the vehicle, they may be trapped inside, increasing their risk of injury.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will disable the double locking feature by reprogramming the software, free of charge. The recall began August 10, 2016. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-01-0021.
2014 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V228000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 05/14/2012 - 04/10/2013
Potential Units Affected: 689
Defect Description:
Aston Martin is recalling certain model year DB9, Virage, V8 Vantage, V12 Vantage, and Rapide vehicles manufactured from May 14, 2012, through April 10, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the throttle pedal arm may break.
Consequence:
If the throttle pedal arm breaks, the engine will return to idle and the driver will be unable to maintain or increase engine speed, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the throttle pedal assemblies. The recall began July 19, 2013. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's recall number is RA-03-0016.
2014 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V010000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 11/01/2007 - 12/31/2013
Potential Units Affected: 5001
Defect Description:
Aston Martin Lagonda of North America (Aston Martin) is recalling certain model year 2008-2014 DB9 and V8 Vantage, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2012 Rapide, 2014 Rapide S, 2011-2012 V12 Vantage, 2011-2014 V8 Vantage S and 2012 Virage vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the accelerator pedal arm may break.
Consequence:
If the accelerator pedal arm breaks, the engine will return to idle and the driver will be unable to maintain or increase engine speed, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the accelerator pedal assemblies. The recall began on February 11, 2014. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's recall number is RA-03-0017. IMPORTANT: This recall supersedes recall 13V-228. Any vehicle that has been remedied under the previous recall needs to have the current remedy applied.
2014 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V391000
Component: POWER TRAIN
Manufacturer: Aston Martin The Americas
Manufacture Dates: 11/25/2010 - 09/13/2013
Potential Units Affected: 179
Defect Description:
Aston Martin the Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2011-2014 V8 Vantage vehicles equipped with 7-speed Auto-Shift Manual (ASM) "SportShift II" transmissions. A connector for the clutch fluid line may break, resulting in a hydraulic fluid leak.
Consequence:
The loss of hydraulic fluid may prevent the vehicle from shifting out of the gear that it is in. Additionally, if the vehicle is being driven when the fluid level significantly drops, the transmission may shift to an emergency neutral as the vehicle comes to a stop. If the driver ignores the dash warning message and exits the vehicle without applying the parking brake, the vehicle may roll away. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will install a support bracket to hold pipe securely in position, free of charge. The recall began July 18, 2017. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-949-379-3100. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-07-0024.
2014 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE S
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V010000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 5001
Defect Description:
Aston Martin Lagonda of North America (Aston Martin) is recalling certain model year 2008-2014 DB9 and V8 Vantage, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2012 Rapide, 2014 Rapide S, 2011-2012 V12 Vantage, 2011-2014 V8 Vantage S and 2012 Virage vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the accelerator pedal arm may break.
Consequence:
If the accelerator pedal arm breaks, the engine will return to idle and the driver will be unable to maintain or increase engine speed, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the accelerator pedal assemblies. The recall began on February 11, 2014. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's recall number is RA-03-0017. IMPORTANT: This recall supersedes recall 13V-228. Any vehicle that has been remedied under the previous recall needs to have the current remedy applied.
 


2008 Nissan 350Z Roadster Enthusiast

  • Driver Airbag With Dual-Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual-Stage Deployment
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Safety Roll Bar
  • Front 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 Nissan Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2008 Nissan 350Z 445Not
Tested
5
2008 Nissan 350Z Roadster 545Not
Tested
5
2008 Nissan Altima 55554
2008 Nissan Altima 44555
2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid 55554
2008 Nissan Armada 54Not
Tested
Not
Tested
3
2008 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 44553
2008 Nissan Frontier King Cab 455Not
Tested
3
2008 Nissan Maxima 54444
2008 Nissan Pathfinder 44553
2008 Nissan Quest 55554
2008 Nissan Rogue 54554
2008 Nissan Sentra 55544
2008 Nissan Titan 54Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2008 Nissan Titan 54Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2008 Nissan Versa 44444
2008 Nissan Versa Hatchback 44444
2008 Nissan Xterra 44553
 
Service Bulletins for 2008 Nissan Xterra Enthusiast
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2008 Nissan Xterra Enthusiast
No recalls exist.
 






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